Author Archives: Loknath Das

2019 SUZUKI GIXXER ROAD TEST REVIEW

The Gixxer was the perfect shot in the arm for Suzuki when it came out in 2014. In fact, not only did it do well for the Japanese manufacturer, the bike also went on to become one of the bestselling 150cc motorcycles in the country. Of course, with a name like that – ‘Gixxer’ is what Suzuki’s sportsbike family is ... Read More »

Modi’s address to nation: Article 370 to bright future for J&K; 10 major points PM raised in his speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first address to the nation after revocation of Article 370, assured that restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir would be relaxed soon. He said Article 370 was being used as a tool to spread terror, and that it was time for all Indians to work together to make Jammu and Kashmir a violence-free state. He spoke at ... Read More »

In Photos: The Wonderfully Eclectic Highway Earth Car Show

The Highway Earth car show, organized by automotive photographer Evan Klein, has become a Los Angeles-area staple. The show takes place in Franklin Canyon Park, surrounding the Upper Franklin Canyon reservoir. It’s not just a field of cars; instead, visitors stroll around the Franklin Canyon Reservoir to find groups of cars arranged at different turnouts—sort of an outdoor Guggenheim museum. Highway ... Read More »

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 Review

The 2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 was launched in India a few months ago and we happened to ride it at the Buddh International Circuit as well. It did manage to impress us with its dynamics but we were keen on riding the motorcycle on regular traffic laden roads to see how it fared as a daily ride! The launch of the ... Read More »

New car and bike sales decline for ninth consecutive month

With nine straight months of declining sales, it is no surprise that sales in July 2019 across vehicle segments – passenger vehicles and two-wheelers – are not worth writing home about. Instead, they point to an urgent need for a growth stimulus – ideally a GST rate cut from the existing 28 percent to 18 percent – to revive sales. Else, ... Read More »

The Lamborghini SV-719 Render Could Reflect What Future-Models Might Look Like

Before you march over to Lamborghini’s headquarters in Bolognese and ask for a valid explanation for what you see above. Let us begin by telling you that this Lamborghini is nothing but a subtle render from artist Gaspare Conticelli who managed to create a rather eye-catching design christened as the Lamborghini SV-719. According to reports, the car you see above has ... Read More »

Things to be noted before you buy used car online

Scams can come in any number of forms and disguises and you have to ensure that you do not become a victim. (Representational Image) Purchasing an automobile is a major investment for anyone, especially today when the world has gone digital. With shopping increasingly going online, the wise customer is one who is vigilant and takes steps to protect himself ... Read More »

New technological convergence to redefine the future of work

It opens doors to more people to pursue work, says Dell-IFTF report Technological convergence will transform existing job profiles and responsibilities and give rise to new roles in the next decade, according to experts. They foresee such a transformation due to the increased focus on four emerging technologies —- artificial intelligence (AI), extended reality, multi-modal interface and secure distributed ledgers. ... Read More »

Stocks in the news: Dish TV, ZEEL, Future Lifestyle, Axis Bank, DRL and TechM

NEW DELHI: Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange were trading 24 points, or 0.21 per cent, higher at 11,235, indicating a positive start for Dalal Street. Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in today’s trade: Coffee Day Enterprises: Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha has gone missing since July 29, ET NOW reported. His phone is also ... Read More »

Future Belongs to Electric Vehicles: UP Transport Minister

Uttar Pradesh transport minister Swatantradev Singh on Sunday said electric vehicles are the need of the hour and the future belongs to them. “Electric vehicles have many advantages. Less consumption of diesel and petrol will not only reduce pollution, but it will also save foreign currency which is used to import the fuel,” Singh said at a session on electric ... Read More »